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Blue on Highland

882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
+1 781-444-7001
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (16 reviews)
“salmon wrap” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere in Blue on Highland is very stylish and chic. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating, but the delicious risotto sealed the deal! I enjoyed the risotto more than any risotto I have ever had. This was a return trip just so I...More

Thank NanaLueLue
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Always good service and good food and a great place for meeting friends! Open air in summer months! Great place for drinks and apps!

Thank travelefun
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I love 'Blue' - everything about it is good for me. The food, the service the ambience – just can't find a better restaurant around town. Good for lunch or dinner, especially in the summer when the windows are open.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Team dinner was arranged here as it seems to be highly recommended by many folks. When we stepped in at 6 pm. The crowd was already at the bar drinking. By 7 pm, the place is full. Reservation will be needed. Good portion is large....More

Thank PamelaCheong
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Came here with a group of work colleagues and as we got in the environment was very lively! we came on a Wednesday night and there was a live 2 man band. Food was great! I'll be back.

Thank So_sweetysh
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I am not from Massachusetts. Pennsylvania is my lovely home state. So finding this restaurant in Needham was a bit of luck. My friend called it "Blue." I was very skeptical that the name was really just "Blue" and nothing else. However it was well...More

Thank SHHS_11
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited Blue on Highland in July to celebrate our son's birthday as he enjoys the food choices and the atmosphere at Blue. Since the last time we had been there the restaurant had been renovated and had a new table layout. We made a...More

1  Thank rockwood13
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We came here because we got home late from work and didn't want to cook. The food was great and the service was very personable and attentive. I'm a fan of the burgers. The bread and hummus that they give you always Makes a nice...More

Thank haasisboss
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I came here with family (picky eaters including myself) and everyone loved their food! The mussels and fish tacos were especially delicious! Fries and garlic mashed potatoes delicious! Most of us got appetizers as our meal and we left feeling very full and our wallet...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We went because Lamb Burgers were on the menu. Hadn't been in over two years and the restaurant was updated. Warm, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Jeanne G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
    (Mark Lee)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA Needham Heights train stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-444-7001
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